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Ice Cube Reacts to The Passing of Friday Actor A.J. Johnson Known For His Role as Ezel

Updated: Jul 4, 2023

Friday' and 'House Party' actor Anthony 'A.J.' Johnson dies at 55

It is with our deepest condolences that the passing of veteran comedian of films 'Friday' & 'I Got The Hook Up', AJ Johnson has passed. Comedian and actor who appeared in films such as "Friday" and "House Party," has died, his representative said. He was 55. No cause of death or other information regarding his passing has been announced.

His most memorable role was in the Ice Cube and Chris Tucker comedy "Friday" from 1995 as the character Ezel.

In this VladTV full interview, comedian AJ Johnson spoke about 'Friday,' Ice Cube, Suge Knight, Eazy-E, BIll Cosby, and more.

"Sad to wake up to the news about AJ Johnson passing away. Naturally funny dude who was straight outta Compton at the same time," Ice Cube wrote on Twitter.


I Got The Hook Up Comedy Jam - A.J. Johnson Opener

We had so many great memories on creating I Got the Hook Up 1 & 2. RIP AJ Johnson aka “Blue” Talented and one of a kind. You’ll never be forgotten! #IGotTheHookUp From the hood to Hollywood, he did it his way. Another legend gone too soon!





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